In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.
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Review: 1984User Review - Jim Dennison - Goodreads
It would be easy to think that 'Big Brother' would suffer at the hands of the reputation that precedes it. It's become shorthand for many assumptions political and otherwise. It's even spawned the ... Read full review
Review: 1984User Review - Francesca Bracci - Goodreads
Quoting the "Afterword" here: "1984 is an expression of a mood, and it is a warning. The mood it expresses is that of near despair about the future of man, and the warning is that unless the course of ... Read full review